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Welcome to the website of Eastbourne Catholic Churches.
Here you can find information about the following churches in Eastbourne

  • Our Lady of Ransom
  • St Agnes
  • St Gregory

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Celebration of Mass
The regular Mass times are listed below – please see Newsletter for any changes to the schedule this week.
Live Streaming of Masses – One Mass per day live streamed (on Sunday we will live stream the 9.15am Mass). Live-streaming is offered as a service to our brothers and sisters who are sick, housebound, or for any other reason are unable to physically be with us. Click the YouTube button below to watch live at mass time, or at any time to watch previous masses:

Our Lady of Ransom church:

Day Morning Evening
Saturday 10:00am 6:00pm
Sunday 9:15am
& 11:30am
5:30pm
Monday 11:00am
Tuesday
Wednesday 11:00am
Thursday 11:00am
Friday 11:00am 6:30pm from Oct 29th
(Extraordinary Form)

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St Gregory’s church:

Day Morning Evening
Sunday 9:30am

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St Agnes church:

Day Morning Evening
Sunday 11:15am

Permission to stream the copyright music in the liturgy obtained from OneLicense (Licence A-633390)

You can view the readings for the masses at https://universalis.com/mass.htm
A copy of the Mass Responses sheet is available here: Mass Responses Sheet

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Coronavirus Guidelines – Updated 19th July 2021:

Social Distancing: Recommended, not required. Sit wherever you feel comfortable and take a “PLEASE SAVE THIS SPACE” card for the seat next to you, if desired.
Test and Trace: Recommended, not required.
Face Coverings: Recommended, not required. You may wish to wear a mask especially when singing.
Hand Sanitising: Recommended.
Singing at Mass: Permitted. Do feel free to join in singing what you know especially the Mass parts; we will not be using hymn books at this time.
Holy Communion: During Mass. You may receive the Blessed Sacrament on the tongue or on the hand. The queuing system will continue as before (each side of the Church separately)
Collection/ offerings: After Mass in buckets by the exit. Please also think about giving online. justgiving.com/campaign/parishoffertory
Church cleaning: Recommended. The Church will continue to be cleaned and “fogged” with anti-viral bio mist each week.

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Newsletter
Click Here for the Latest Parish Newsletter
We have been sending out the Newsletter to Sick/Housebound/elderly or anyone without accessible internet connection. If you know of anyone who may not be on our list and would like to be, please let the parish Office know by email: eastbourneolor@abdiocese.org.uk.

Link to the Newsletter Page with previous newsletters.

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Virtual Offertory
You can donate to the parish through the Diocese Virtual Offertory: justgiving.com/campaign/parishoffertory
Click on the button below. Be sure to specify the church and town for your donation, in the ‘message of support’.

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Lumen Christi
Our group for Years 9-10 exploring faith on Zoom.
Now every SUNDAY, from 7.30-8.30pm. New members welcome! To sign up, please complete the Lumen Christi Enrolment form – word version or pdf version and return it to the Parish Office. For further details please click this link to email Nick Woodall

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Baptisms, First Communion, Confirmations and Marriages
Information for new enquiries for the Sacraments of Baptism, First Communion and Confirmation can be found on the Sacraments page.

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Memorial Plaques
We can now take orders for new plaques. If you would like a plaque made for a loved one, please download a form here.

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Quiz Update – Please note: there will not be a licenced bar at the quiz; you are welcome to bring your own drinks!

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GDPR
The latest version of the GDPR form is available to download now – please click on the links below:
GDPR form – Word Document
GDPR form – PDF
If you have already completed a GDPR form and any of your details have changed, we would be grateful if you would kindly complete another form. If you know of any parishioner who is not internet connected please let the Parish Office know – email eastbourneolor@abdiocese.org.uk – and they will send them a form. If any member of your family is in the same position, again, please download a form for them.

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Eastbourne Catholic Churches Magazine
We’re excited to announce the first publication of “Eastbourne Catholic Churches”, a new joint venture with Christ the King Parish, containing lots of information about the season of Pentecost and more besides. Look out for more editions later in the year – and do share with your friends!



Click the link to read Eastbourne Catholic Churches Pentecost Edition

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Bishop Richard’s Podcast each Saturday: https://vimeo.com/arundelandbrighton/videos/

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Newspapers
Many UK Catholic Diocesan newspapers on one website – www.ChurchPaper.co.uk – so parishioners can stay in contact with their Church and their community. This includes the A&B News.

Mass Intentions
Mass intention requests can be posted through the parish office door with your donation.

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Parish Facebook page:

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The Arundel and Brighton Diocesan Trust is a Registered Charity No. 252878